Events and Programs

 

Save the Date
Sunday Summer Strolls

Every Sunday from June 18th through September 3rd at 10:30AM.
Tours last approximately 90 minutes and require walking and standing on various terrain.
$5 SSPF Members  |  $8 Non-Members


SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2017 | 10:30 AM
HISTORIC CONGRESS PARK
Meet at Front Steps of Canfield Casino, Congress Park2015-06-25_spirit-of-life_sspfJoin Charlie Kuenzel & Dave Patterson, owners of Saratoga Tours LLC,
for an entertaining and educational stroll through historic Congress Park.
Tour Sponsored by Saratoga Tours, LLC.
SUNDAY, JULY 2, 2017 | 10:30 AM
WEALTH & WELLNESS: FRANKLIN SQUARE
Meet at NW Corner of Division St. & BroadwayOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Carrie Woerner, NYS Assemblywoman and former SSPF Executive Director, will lead
a tour through the architecturally rich historic Franklin Square area.
SUNDAY, JULY 9, 2017 | 10:30 AM
DOWN IN THE VALLEY: EXPLORING THE GUT
Meet at SE Corner of Phila & Putnam Streets (Ben & Jerry’s)OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAEllen Steinberger will tour “The Gut,” once home to many working class family businesses and
important contributions from Saratoga’s Jewish community.
Tour Sponsored by
Baileys-logo-20151 SUNDAY, JULY 16, 2017 | 10:30 AM
HISTORIC FIFTH & MADISON AVENUES
Meet at NE Corner of Nelson & Fifth Avenues2016 07 31_29 Fifth_Press ReleaseLearn about these grand residential streets lined with elegant Victorian and Craftsman houses with Debbie Studwell.
Tour Sponsored by
HarveysSUNDAY, JULY 23, 2017 | 10:30 AM
POST TIME!
Meet at SE Corner of Nelson & Union AvenuesOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGeorgia Horner explores the Saratoga Race Course area along Union Avenue featuring the Reading Rooms,
National Museum of Racing, Oklahoma Track, and Fasig-Tipton Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion.
Tour Sponsored by
2017 Springwater B&BSUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017 | 10:30AM
THE SPA COMPLEX
Meet at 108 Avenue of the Pines, Hall of Springs2016_Spa State Park_BosshartJoin Linda Harvey-Opiteck on a tour of the Spa Complex which is the core of the significant
National Historic Landmark Spa State Park. Learn the history leading to its development which involved
key local and national individuals while exploring the architecture and landscape.
Tour Sponsored by
GP & RBS CombinedSUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017 | 10:30 AM 
HERE LIES SARATOGA’S PAST: GREENRIDGE CEMETERY
Meet at Sackett Gates, Lincoln AvenueOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJoin leader Jan Klassovity at Greenridge Cemetery to learn about the unusual crypts and
history of some of Saratoga’s prominent citizens.
Tour Sponsored by
LongfellowsSUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 2017 | 10:30 AM
THE GOOD LIFE: NORTH BROADWAY
Meet at NW Corner of North Broadway & Van Dam Street (Witt Construction)2014 05 29_659 North Broadway_BosshartExecutive Director of SSPF, Samantha Bosshart, will lead a tour of the
grand Queen Annes along this famed corridor.
Tour Sponsored by
Olde+Bryan+InnSUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 2017 | 10:30 AM
SARATOGA & THE CIVIL WAR
Meet at Civil War Monument inside Sackett Gates, Lincoln Avenue2016 07 17_Luther Wheeler Grave_Press ReleaseJoin Gloria May for a tour of Greenridge Cemetery. Come hear the “yarns and tales”
that are the stores of those who fought in the Civil War.
Tour Sponsored by
LaBrake Memorials
SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2017 | 10:30 AM
SARATOGA’S HISTORIC WEST SIDE
Meet at South Franklin Street, Gideon Putnam Cemetery Entrance2016 08 28_70 Beekman_Press ReleaseJoin Susan Brooks in the restored historic West Side and learn about the
Irish and Italian immigrants who helped shaped its history.
Tour Sponsored by
NBT BankSUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017 | 10:30 AM  
QUEEN ANNES CIRCULAR STREET & UNION AVENUE
Meet at SW Corner of Spring & Circular Streets2016 08 07_104 Union Avenue_Press ReleaseLinda Trela will tour the area formerly home to the Young Women’s Industrial Club of Saratoga,
which would later become Skidmore College.

Thank you to our Premiere Summer Series Sponsors
2017 Summer Stroll Season Sponsors

 

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NYSCA LogoPrograms are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts
with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.